For Immediate Release
ACLU Releases Report on Trump’s 100 Days
WASHINGTON - The American Civil Liberties Union today released a report on the civil rights and civil liberties record of the first 100 days of the Trump administration. These include the unconstitutional Muslim ban, the failed Affordable Care Act repeal, and the repeated attacks on LGBT rights. The organization also published a day-by-day accounting of the administration’s “100 Days of Failure.”
ACLU Executive Director Anthony D. Romero said:
“In his first 100 days, Donald Trump has accomplished only one thing that is remarkable — he’s awoken American democracy like never before and reminded us all that it’s ‘We the People’ who truly govern. As Trump’s 100th day in office approaches, it is clear that resistance to his unconstitutional and un-American policies is everywhere. It is broad, deep, and intersectional, breaking barriers across class, gender, race, and even political and party lines, as some conservatives cast their opposition to Trump.
“President Trump can indeed take credit in his first 100 days for fomenting a large-scale revolt against his unconstitutional policies in the streets, in the courts, and in legislatures across the U.S. America has not seen such broad-scale activism since the anti-Vietnam and civil rights demonstrations, and we have President Trump to thank for it. If sustained, this golden era of citizen activism may indeed be one of President Trump’s greatest legacies — albeit unwittingly.”
The ACLU is a non-partisan organization. For 97 years, the ACLU has fought to defend the rights enshrined in our Constitution and has never opposed or supported any candidate for office — and it is not starting now. The organization has worked with and fought both Democrats and Republicans in the Oval Office, in Congress, and across the country.
The report on Trump’s first 100 days is available here:
The document detailing Trump’s “100 Days of Failure” is here:
This statement is online here:
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